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Unformatted text preview: b. cell "phagocytoses" (engulfs) particles 2. osteoblasts- lay down new bone in its place 3. bone constantly undergoes remodeling throughout life a. Ca needed in muscle, nerve, blood clotting b. fractures repaired immediately 4. Factors essential for proper bone growth a. Ca and P in proper amount in diet b. trace amounts of Boron and Manganese c. Vitamin D - regulates Ca metabolism d. Vitamin C - maintenance of bone matrix e. Vitamin A - osteoclast/blast function f. Vitamin B 12- osteoblast function g. Human Growth Hormone (HGH) - pituitary h. Calcitonin - thyroid, Ca absorption to bone i. Parathormone - parathyroid, Ca release to blood j. Sex Hormones - Testosterone + Estrogen...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10